Professional Process Safety Engineer (MIChemE)

Why qualify as Professional Process Safety Engineer (MIChemE)

In order to better protect society IChemE introduced the Professional Process Safety Engineer registration which provides public recognition to peer-reviewed practitioners working within process safety.

This global, professional registration specifically recognises those with responsibility for process safety.

Registration is positioned at the same professional level as Chartered Engineer and Professional Engineer.

Benefits of becoming a Professional Process Safety Engineer, include:

  • global recognition of competence achieved by a professional peer-review process 
  • demonstration of the commitment to process safety profession
  • demonstration to your employers of formal process safety qualification
  • enhanced career opportunities
  • full membership benefits of IChemE 
  • free online access to the Loss Prevention Bulletin magazine


Professional Process Safety Engineer registration also links process safety practitioners into IChemE, which, as recognised and international professional engineering institution, offers significant resources in the field of process safety. These provide professional development opportunities and access to expert networks within the field. Resources include regular specialist publications, web-based facilities, access to process safety training, and opportunities to network with colleagues with similar professional interests.

Find out more about why people are applying for Professional Process Safety Engineer registration.

For detailed information about the registration download the Professional Process Safety Engineer Standard.

My IChemE

IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).